Presentation of two monumental artworks by the globally renowned artist Takis at the newly launched π, The Global Centre for Circular Economy and Culture and the PCAI venue in Delphi.
Visitors have the chance to admire those emblematic Signals – Archimedes screw, which Melina Merkouri, former Minister of Culture, once called the totems of the 20th century.
The two Signals – Archimedes Screw, works of 1972 and 1975, loans from the Takis Foundation, will be exhibited in the courtyard of Pi are loans from the Takis Foundation and going to be exhibited in the courtyard of Pi, on the occasion of the Delphi Economic Forum until April 17 with free admission.
The Signals – Screw of Archimedes constitutes a milestone in Takis’ artistic career. Emblematic, though static, they indicate movement through Archimedes’ Screw, an element of Takis’ sculpture inspired by the famous invention of Archimedes. The Spiral – Screw element, which characterizes the greatest and most significant works of Takis in public space, suggests a continuous and endless movement towards the universe, towards the cosmic forces. These works, as totemic figures, “establish” a way of communication between our world and a world invisible and unknown to us, the universe. PCAI is a non-profit, cultural organization founded by Athanasios Polychronopoulos, which primarily aims at raising environmental Website: pcai.gr